Bosasa bribed its way into contracts. Meet the four-year-old who paid the price.
Refugee resettlement camps offer a safer space for South Sudanese children, who make up 64% of all refugees in Uganda.
Girls as young as 10 feel the blade but an extraordinary group is fighting against female genital mutilation (FGM).
Community mentalhealth care can be better for patients and health systems if it's done right. Find out how one organisation is making it work.
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Angelina might just have saved a life. But is there science to prove it?
Crime stats released in 2015 reported a drop in rape cases, but experts say this is because fewer people are bothering to report rapes to the police.
Botched births and infections can leave many babies with a life-long inheritance: Cerebral palsy. Many will be dependent on caregivers for...
Blind football represents hope and belonging for Egypt's one million visually impaired.
When TB strikes, the fight to live can come at the cost of a way of life for the country's nomads. This could help ease the pain.
Does sex work legislation have an impact on violence and the spread of HIV? We follow two women who operate in opposite worlds to find out.
Climate change and air pollution could be conspiring against the continent, and fuelling new levels of death and disease.
Malawi says it will no longer enforce anti-homosexuality laws but dangerous homophobia persists on the country's streets - and in its clinics.
Refugees can flee their countries, but they can't escape the trauma of war.
As South Africa enters level two of its national lockdown, international travel remains restricted. One of the few exceptions are repatriation flights, which require a mandatory quarantine period. But the toll of mounting stress and isolation may have long-term consequences on people’s mental health.